Thrive Counseling is proud to be a CARF-accredited service provider, having applied a comprehensive set of standards for quality to our business and service delivery practices.
Our therapists have been chosen for their skill, compassion, integrity and dedication to providing holistic, culturally sensitive care.
Shadin Atiyeh is an MA Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor and holds a Bachelor’s degree from University of Michigan in both Psychology and Middle Eastern studies; as well as a Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Eastern Michigan University. She joined JFS in 2013 and holds licensure in the State of Michigan to practice counseling. She works with children, adults, and families on a broad spectrum of issues; including trauma, depression, anxiety, stress, isolation, cultural issues, and career development. She has experience working in various community agencies serving survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, immigrants and refugees, abused and neglected children, and homeless families.
Cynthia Dieck, MA, LPC, NCC, CCTP
Cynthia Dieck is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University and a Masters of Arts from Eastern Michigan University. She holds licensure in the State of Michigan to practice counseling. Cynthia is acknowledged as a certified clinical trauma professional through the International Association of Trauma Professionals. Cynthia has completed the applied suicide intervention skills training (ASIST). Cynthia primarily works with children and adolescents. Cynthia has worked with clients who have experienced a wide variety of issues such as; body image concerns, depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, grief and loss. She utilizes a mix of both solution focused and cognitive behavioral therapy in her treatment. Cynthia has a background running support groups for adolescents who have experienced trauma.
Shrina Eadeh is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working at Thrive since 2013. Shrina received her Bachelor’s in Social Work from Eastern Michigan University and her Masters in Social Work from University of Michigan. Shrina works primarily with individuals that struggle with a variety of issues which includes but is not limited to anxiety, depression, and major life transitions. Shrina engages each client with empathy, compassion, and understanding. Shrina also utilizes a variety of treatment modalities to assist each client in moving forward and reaching their goals.
Sarah Hong is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Bachelor’s degree from Duke University and her Masters in Social Work from the University of Michigan. Sarah completed a two-year post graduate fellowship in Psychiatry at the University of Michigan Depression Center in 2009. The bulk of Sarah’s clinical career has been spent treating anxiety, depression, stress management, college mental health and helping people cope with major medical illnesses (including, but not limited to Cancer and its treatment) and transitions. Sarah utilizes a variety of evidence-based treatment modalities (including CBT and mindfulness-based psychotherapies) to help clients navigate their life experiences, reduce negative symptoms and achieve their highest potential.
Caroline Kennedy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in both the states of Michigan and Illinois. Caroline received her Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan. Caroline completed a two-year post graduate fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago working in both the Emergency Department and inpatient settings. The majority of Caroline’s clinical career has been working with adults and families during periods of transitions, coping with trauma, treating anxiety and depression, and stress management. Caroline utilizes a variety of evidence-based treatment modalities, including solution-focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and mindfulness-based psychotherapies, to help clients reach their goals.
Tom LaSalvia is a Limited Licensed Master Social Worker who received his Master’s degree in Social work from Columbia University in 2010. Tom has spent the last 8 years in New York providing counseling services to older adults and people coping through issues like depression, anxiety, and life transitions. Tom moved to Michigan in 2018 where he continues to practice counseling by using behavioral change models like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.
Elizabeth Rodems is a licensed clinical social worker. She received her bachelor’s degree from Vassar College and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan. Elizabeth has practiced in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings, working with diverse clients dealing with concerns including depression, anxiety, bereavement, and chronic illness. She practices evidence-based treatments including mindfulness-based therapies, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She has a passion for helping clients identify what would make their lives more meaningful.
Loo Gen Seah-McCrea
Loo Gen Seah-McCrea is a Limited License Professional Counselor and holds licensure in the State of Michigan to practice counseling. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom and her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Grace College and Theological Seminary, Indiana. Loo Gen is also a 2018-2019 National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellowship Program Master’s Mental Health (Youth) Fellow. She works mainly from a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and Family Systems Therapy orientation with an emphasis on the integration of established counseling interventions and a culturally-sensitive approach. Loo Gen has worked with both children, adolescents and adults (individuals and couples), helping them find solutions to their issues related to depression, anxiety, grief, stress and anger-management, life-stage transitions, as well as family or intimate relationships.
Deana Smith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her master’s degree from the University of Michigan and has been a Clinical Therapist since 2000. Her primary work is with adults with a specialty in marital and relationship issues. She also provides marriage preparation and enrichment. Deana’s therapeutic approach is solution-focused with an emphasis on behavioral changes.
Chrissy Taylor is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker whose clinical focus has been adults coping with issues surrounding addiction, depression, anxiety, as well the complicated impact of disability on one’s life. Chrissy’s therapeutic methodology is founded in behavioral principles as well as motivational and cognitive behavioral approaches.